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[India, Nigeria] ITGA Africa outraged at exclusion of Tobacco growing countries from FCTC

is deeply concerned to hear reports that the UnitedNations (UN) intends to ban dozens of “appointed and elected officials from executive, legislative and judicial branches” representing tobacco-growing countries from participation in the next Conference o
Vanguard (ng)
added Sep 24, 2016 01:40

[Africa, Kenya] Images of cancerous lungs on packs to dissuade smokers

Yesterday the Health ministry said the graphic warnings on the dangers of smoking, including of punctured throats and cancerous lungs, will be printed on all cigarette packs. The Tobacco Control Regulations, 2014, require both pictorial and text health
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Aug 17, 2016 13:46

[Africa, USA, Zimbabwe] US$57m lost in dodgy American trade

ZIMBABWE was prejudiced of more than US$57,2 million through extortionately priced imports and underinvoiced exports to the United States between 2000 to 2005, a new study reveals.Much of the losses — US$29,4 million — were mainly through unreasonably hi
Zimbabwe Daily
added Jul 25, 2016 14:47

[Africa, China] Namibian tobacco project still on

A project aimed at growing tobacco and maize in Namibia is still going ahead despite a delay in obtaining authorization for the clearance of a state forest, according to a story in The Namibian. A Chinese company, Namibia Oriental Tobacco CC, has obtain
Tobacco Reporter
added Jul 21, 2016 22:46

South African Airways Makes First Flight Using Fuel From Tobacco

South African Airways completed a flight using jet fuel made from a tobacco plant, its first contribution to the global push to power more air journeys from renewable resources. SAA used 6,300 liters of bio jet fuel for the one-way trip to Cape Town fro
Bloomberg News
added Jul 15, 2016 21:36

[Africa, Kenya, UK] BBC reveals how it roped Wetang'ula into BAT scam

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) used forensic experts and computer software to verify information it used in a story that implicated Bungoma senator Moses Wetang'ula in a bribery scandal involving tobacco manufacturer BAT...He has now sued the
Daily Nation (ke)
added Jul 8, 2016 12:45

[Africa] EKO Hospital alerts to rising cases of smoking-related diseases in Nigeria

has alerted on the rising cases of smoking-related illnesses in the country even as it advised Nigerians to stop smoking, as it would lead to lung cancer infections, kidney diseases, among other diseases. Officials of the Hospital, at the Stop Smoking P
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jun 16, 2016 13:57

[Africa, South Africa] SA's Health Department to go after ecigarettes

In a recent interview with SABC on World No Tobacco Day, Motsoaledi said that electronic cigs should be treated the say way as normal tobacco cigarettes. “We are looking at it very carefully. In the last framework (at the) Convention on Tobacco Control o (za)
added Jun 5, 2016 13:45

[Africa, Nigeria] BAT seeks enforcement of Tobacco Control Act

saying that in line with the firm’s belief in the value of a balanced, workable and evidence-based regulatory framework, BATN continually supports the objective of ensuring the effective implementation of practical tobacco control measures, provided tha
The Punch (ng)
added Jun 3, 2016 15:20

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Bank partners tobacco farmers in $2m irrigation deal

TOBACCO farmers will get over $2 million for irrigation and working capital from Agribank in a major boost for production of the golden leaf.
Newsday (zw)
added May 12, 2016 16:02
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